By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of George Floyd, former NBA player Stephen Jackson said in a recent interview.

In an appearance on “The Rematch” podcast, Jackson, who was a friend of the late Floyd, confirmed the charitable deeds by Irving and other celebrities.

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“Kyrie Irving bought them a house. Lil Wayne’s manager bought them a Mercedes-Benz. Barbra Streisand gave them stock in Disney,” Jackson said.

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According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Irving made the home purchase approximately five to six months ago. In July, Irving also donated $1.5 million to WNBA players who chose not to play the remainder of the 2020 season in a bubble.

The Nets guard has been away from the team and has missed the last seven games for personal reasons.

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Floyd’s May 25 death during an arrest by Minneapolis police ignited mass demonstrations against police brutality and a nationwide reckoning with racism.